Horse Registration

Attention horse owners:

Before submitting a new registration for your horse, check here to make sure the horse doesn’t already have a USDF number! If your horse has a USDF number, a transfer of ownership must be completed.

Which registration is right for my horse?

Please note: USDF horse registrations do NOT need to be renewed.


  • I only need to meet the minimum horse registration requirements to compete at a USEF-licensed/USDF-recognized competition
  • Please note: certain classes are exempt from the USDF horse registration requirements. Exception List
  • I do not want my horse’s scores to count for Adequan/USDF Year-End Awards, or to qualify for Great/American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Championships or Breeders’ Championship Finals
  • I would like to be eligible for USDF Rider Awards


  • I would like my horse to be eligible for Adequan/USDF Year-End Awards, to qualify for Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Championships, or to be eligible to compete in the Breeders’ Championship Finals
Horse Registration Types, Information, & Fees